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Sunday, May 10

Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa
Sunday, May 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Very Vegan Sundays | SoMa

After a successful Vegan Super Bowl and back by popular demand, Funcheap and SoMa StrEat Food Park are starting a new tradition, Very Vegan Sundays. We’ll have lots food trucks, popup vendors, vegan beer, vegan Mimosas, and lots of vegan specials. Join up with hundreds of fellow ...

Stern Grove On The Road: Mother’s Day Music Festival | SF
Sunday, May 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Town Center
Stern Grove On The Road: Mother's Day Music Festival | SF
Mother’s Day Performances: 2-3 pm: Hot Club of San Francisco – Gypsy jazz ensemble 12:45 – 1:45 pm: The Mosswoods – Country soul Noon to 12:30 pm: Mental 99 – Instrumental rock duo 11:15 – 11:45 am: Lila Blue – Rising singer-songwriter All-Ages Workshops: 11 am to 3 pm: Instrument Exploration Station & Create with Nature ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

2015 Flagging in the Park | AIDS Memorial Grove
Sunday, May 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
2015 Flagging in the Park | AIDS Memorial Grove
Flagging in the Park is a summertime gathering of fluttering human butterflies dancing and waving psychedelic patterned weighted pieces of fabric to the beat of DJs in the AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park. 2015 Flagging in the Park Sunday, May 10, 2015 | 1-4 pm AIDS Memorial Grove ...
Symphony in the Park: Latin American Music | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, May 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Symphony in the Park: Latin American Music | Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Mother’s Day Motorbike Rides in a Rose Garden | SFMade Week
Sunday, May 10 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No license required. They will provide protective gear, but closed-toed shoes are recommended.
| Rose Garden (Golden Gate Park)
Mother's Day Motorbike Rides in a Rose Garden | SFMade Week
Come demo one of the Bolt M-1 fully-electric motorbikes in Golden Gate Park. Bring your Mother. No license required. Their mission is to create a uniquely-attractive, fully-electric motorbike for urban transport that is simple to operate, fun to ride, and desirable to own. If Tesla and ...
Win Tix: Mother’s Day Concert: Shankar Tucker | Nourse Theater
Sunday, May 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Nourse Theatre
Shankar Tucker rocks the clarinet harder than you’ve ever seen, blending classical Indian music, jazz, and pop to create a unique and captivating sound all his own. Emceed by comedian Dan Nainan, and featuring Vidya and Vandana Iyer, Raashi Kulkarni, and more, this show will delight ...
Mad Men Viewing Party: The Final Episodes | SF
Sunday, May 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free entry, but an RSVP is required.
| Novela
Mad Men Viewing Party: The Final Episodes | SF

Hold on to your fedoras and go-go boots – it’s the final episodes of an all-time great series, Mad Men. Novela will be screening each remaining episode every Sunday from April 5 until May 17, 2015. Mad Men Viewing Party Sundays, April 5-May 17, 2015 | 7pm Novela, ...

Monday, May 11

Warriors vs. Grizzlies: Game 4 | 2015 NBA Playoff Watch Party
Monday, May 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Warriors vs. Grizzlies: Game 4 | 2015 NBA Playoff Watch Party

SoMa StrEat Food Park is the Official Home of the Warriors Playoffs Viewing Parties. Watch the Dubs continue their dominance of the 2015 NBA playoffs and beat the Memphis Grizzlies at the Funcheap Game Watch Party. We’ve got food trucks, lots of big screen TVs, ...

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, May 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

SFJAZZ Center Free Big Band Jazz Concert Night | Hayes Valley
Monday, May 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | SFJAZZ Center
SFJAZZ Center Free Big Band Jazz Concert Night | Hayes Valley
Led by Bay Area band leader Adam Theis, the Monday Night Band will impress with traditional big band repertoire, funk, original band member arrangements and compositions, and plenty of energy at a free concert at the SF Jazz Center’s Miner Auditorium SF JAZZ Free Concert Night Monday, ...
Win Tix: How to Clone a Mammoth: Resurrecting Species Talk | SF
Monday, May 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $16.52 each.
| Marines' Memorial Theatre
Beth Shapiro is far from a giddy enthusiast about de-extinction. She knows more than nearly anyone about the subject because she is a highly regarded biologist in the middle of the two leading efforts in the new field—to resurrect extinct woolly mammoths and passenger pigeons. ...

Tuesday, May 12

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds ...

Alternative Art Discussion: Style Wars | Tenderloin
Tuesday, May 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAQ [Project] Space
Alternative Art Discussion: Style Wars | Tenderloin
Style Wars (April 7, May 12, June 2) Yves Saint-Laurent famously quipped that “fashion fades, style is eternal.” This enigmatic statement alerts us to the relationship that exists between notions of style and notions of history. Or, to the idea that “to have style” is to have the ...

Wednesday, May 13

Embarcadero Skyway Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Wednesday, May 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
| 400 Sansome
Embarcadero Skyway Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Take flight (sort of). Most of the tour is above the ground. View “Rockefeller Center West” from a different angle and discover a hidden urban oasis. Tread on buried ships that once housed saloons, jails, stores and brothels. Location: Meet in front of 400 Sansome Street (at Sacramento). Lots of stairs; wheelchairs ...
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Wednesday, May 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new products from ...
‘Plumbing California: Past, Present, and Future’ Public Talk | SF
Wednesday, May 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | 518 Valencia
'Plumbing California: Past, Present, and Future' Public Talk | SF
Governor Jerry Brown is determined to build the Delta Tunnels through the Sacramento/San Joaquin River Delta. The once-and-future Peripheral Canal is the latest plumbing scheme to follow the damming and diking of rivers and swamps which began with intensive Chinese manual labor in the 19th ...

Thursday, May 14

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, May 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Wine Tasting Tour 2015: Unlimited Tastes of 100+ Wines – 60% off | SF
Wine Tasting Tour 2015: Unlimited Tastes of 100+ Wines - 60% off | SF
Over 30 winemakers are touring California with NakedWines, a crowdfunding website for independent winemakers. On their SF stop, you can get unlimited tastings of 100+ wines poured by the vintners themselves. Big names are flocking to these guys such as Wayne Donaldson, the ex-head winemaker of Domaine Chandon ...
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games
Thursday, May 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location (SF)
Playtesting Bash: Try Out Brand New Games

Sandbox is a monthly designing and playtesting event from Come Out and Play SF that takes place every second Thursday of the month. It’s like a mix between an open mic and a game jam, specifically for real world games and participatory experiences. There is a ...

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, May 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...

Revenge of the ’80s: New Wave DJs & 80¢ Drinks | Oakland
Thursday, May 14 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Ruby Room
Revenge of the '80s: New Wave DJs & 80¢ Drinks | Oakland

Step into a totally f*cked up ’80s time warp every second Thursday at The Ruby Room and enjoy absurdly cheap 80 cent well drinks between 10 pm and midnight, and of course, all the ’80s music and dancing you can handle. DJs Jonathan Reddick (Slime City, Ex-Twin Steps) ...

Friday, May 15

Win Tix: 10th Annual Maker Faire | San Mateo
Friday, May 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: WIN | San Mateo County Event Center
Looking for wearable glowing fiberoptic formal wear? A bike that’s also a swing? Fire sculpture robots? Then come one, come all to the Maker Faire, basically, an arts and crafts showcase times a billion. For the first time on a Friday, enjoy the works of ...
“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, May 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus ...

Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland
Seduction Feroce: Burlesque & Drag Variety Show | Oakland

Séduction Féroce is bringing its sexy, diverse, boundary-pushing and inclusive monthly variety show to Bench & Bar in Oakland, taking over the stage every third Friday of the month. Get in for $5 when you mention Funcheap at the door; otherwise, it’s $10. Every month, you ...

San Jose Bike Party
Friday, May 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret San Jose Location
San Jose Bike Party

San Jose Bike Party is a place to ride bikes, make friends, and have a good time every third Friday of each month at 8 pm. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, but they are hidden in the suburban sprawl. It’s time ...

Win Tix: “The Smiths” ’80s Sing-a-Long Night | Roxie Theater
Friday, May 15 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Roxie Theater
If you’re a fan of The Smiths, or just a fan of singing along really loud to music videos with a bunch of people also singing along really loud to music videos, go see Is It Really So Strange? The Smiths Music Video Sing A ...

Saturday, May 16

Visitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Explore Visitacion Valley, named by 18th-century Spaniards lost in the fog and part of the only local land grant deeded to an Anglo. The morning’s focus is on the valley’s commerce, transportation, and development, including a foray through Little Hollywood and ending at Silvestri’s showroom. Location: Meet at ...
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Stow Lake
Heron Watch at Stow Lake | Golden Gate Park

Observe the magnificent Great Blue Herons and their brand new chicks using spotting scopes, as naturalists show you these magnificent birds and explain their behavior over six Saturdays during the spring nesting season in April and May. These exciting 4′ tall birds with 6′ wingspans fly in and out of ...